Molecular Bacteriology and Immunology
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, is seeking to recruit tenure- track faculty at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor with MD, PhD, DVM or equivalent degrees. The preferred research areas of bacteriology include bacterial genomics, virulence, antibiotic resistance, and microbiomes. The preferred research areas of immunology include the molecular basis of innate and adaptive immunity to pathogen infection and autoimmune diseases.
The successful candidates should be highly productive with an established record of extramural funding or the potential to establish robust, funded research programs in the desired research areas. The successful applicants should be amenable to collaborative studies with other investigators studying the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, as well as teaching and mentoring graduate and medical students. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits and start-up package is offered.
UTMB has several highly interactive research centers, biomedical institutes, and a national biocontainment laboratory with excellent infrastructure to conduct research at BSL2, -3 and -4 on diverse animal models of infectious diseases. The Department, with 31 full-time faculty members, is ranked among the top of its peer departments in NIH funding. Interested candidates should apply to Job id #59447, Professor via the UTMB careers website at https://www.utmb.edu/careers/
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